Tara was born in Wyckoff, New Jersey to Donna and Tom Reid, both of whom are teachers. Reid has Irish, English, Hungarian, French and Italian ancestry.
Tara began her career at the age of six in 1982 on the short-lived game show, Child's Play. As a child, she had roles in a number of commercials for McDonald's, Crayola, and Jell-O. She grew up in New York City, and attended the Professional Children's School alongside such celebrities as Ben Taylor, Jerry O'Connell, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Macaulay Culkin. Although Tara Reid's breakthrough role was in American Pie in 1999, followers of the 1998 cult film, The Big Lebowski, already knew her as Bunny Lebowski.
Tara spent the late 1990s appearing more often on the cover of tabloid magazines than on screen. Tara Reid's extroverted social life soon gave her a reputation as a party girl; in fact, U.S. magazine In Touch, recently voted Reid "top party animal". She has appeared as J.D.'s (Zach Braff) girlfriend in the NBC comedy Scrubs.
Taradise, Tara Reid's half-hour television show on the E! network, premiered in September 2005; it was cancelled the following month. The show was an updated incarnation of E!'s popular series Wild On, where a celebrity host or model traveled to exotic locations to party with locals. Previously during Summer 2005, Tara Reid was busy shooting Incubus in Romania at an assortment of clubs with Bucharest's local socialites.She is said to have had a torrid love affair with American super model Nick Corley.
Carson Daly appeared as a cameo in Josie and the Pussycats, in which Tara played the Pussycat Melody. The two began a romantic relationship shortly after. In June 2001, Reid and Daly broke off their engagement.
On the night of November 4, 2004, Tara was embarrassed by a wardrobe malfunction at a highly publicized photo shoot at Puff Daddy's 35th birthday party at Cipriani's Restaurant in New York City, when her dress fell, exposing her left breast. Photos of Reid having larger, fuller breasts than before had been circulating the Internet for several months before the incident, igniting rumors of Reid having undergone a breast augmentation. Scar tissue was visible around Reid's nipple, confirming rumors of breast implants. The photographs were widely distributed. In August 2005, Tara Reid publicly admitted getting breast augmentation surgery.
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